Alcohol for acne scars & acne prone skin

Acne is a type of skin condition which occurs mostly during the onset of puberty, when the oil glands that are situated at the root of the hair follicles of the face, neck, shoulders, back and the chest get activated, due to the secretion of excessive oil, along with dead cells and dirt, and appear as inflamed pimples. Though these pus-filled pimples are not a severe health threat, yet these are a cause of concern as they leave behind scars that are especially visible on the face, making it look dull and ugly.

How to get rid of these ugly marks?

Home remedies for acne scars

There are many home remedies that can help to prevent the formation of acne. One such way to get rid of acne scars is by using Rubbing alcohol or isopropyl alcohol.

Role of rubbing alcohol on acne scars

Rubbing alcohol reduces the formation of blackheads if it is used to dab the face at least thrice daily, as soon as one realizes that pimples are starting to appear on the skin. Rubbing alcohol makes the skin dry and it being antiseptic by nature also disinfects the skin by keeping bacteria away. It has a soothing effect on the skin and also has a cleansing and healing property, thereby getting rid of the acne scars. Rubbing alcohol is the base ingredient in most of the anti-acne products that are found in the market. Therefore rubbing alcohol is widely preferred in place of those expensive beauty products to heal acne.

Side effects

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Rubbing alcohol should be avoided by those who have a sensitive skin as it may cause excessive dryness and irritation which may result in peeling. This excessive dryness may be the cause of more oil being secreted by the oil glands, which may aggravate the acne problem. It may have long-term issues, though it may show short-term results.  Ideally Rubbing alcohol can be used to clean the face once a day. If the condition of the skin deteriorates, one must immediately stop using this and follow other home remedies or acne cure products.

Some easy usage

A mixture of Rubbing alcohol and tea tree oil or Rubbing alcohol and clove oil can act as an astringent lotion to heal acne scars. But before starting any remedial process always consult with your doctor.

Reactions of those who have used rubbing alcohol

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There are many who have been suffering from acne related problems from their teens to adulthood. They have been using Rubbing alcohol for some time and are quite satisfied with the result. The red, swollen pimples and the acne scars seem to have disappeared within a week’s time. Though there is some dryness it has been quite effective in getting rid of acne and the scars that they leave behind. These people who have tried rubbing alcohol to treat acne have described it as a savior and have highly recommended it.

So, try these remedies and make your skin acne free!